According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 3.3 million U.S. residents age 12 or older were victims of violent crime in 2018. U.S. households also experienced an estimated 13.5 million property victimizations, which include burglaries, residential trespassing, motor-vehicle thefts, and other thefts (Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Criminal Victimization, 2018, September 2019).
OJP’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is committed to enhancing the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.
Visit the following sites to learn about victim-related funding opportunities from OJP bureaus and other federal sources:
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Funding
- Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Grants & Funding
See the OJP Current Funding Opportunities page to learn more about opportunities and to access archived solicitations.
Publications and Resources
Access related publications and resources from OJP and its bureaus by visiting:
- Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): Victims
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Victims of Crime
- Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Library & Multimedia
For additional resources, visit the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) site:
- National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW)
- Online Directory of Crime Victim Services (ODCVS)